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Expanding the Chemical Space of Biocompatible Fluorophores: Nanohoops in Cells
preprintsubmitted on 11.05.2018, 18:14 and posted on 14.05.2018, 14:21 by Brittany White, Yu Zhao, Taryn E. Kawashima, Bruce B. Branchaud, Michael D. Pluth, Ramesh Jasti
The synthesis of the first aqueous-soluble version of the carbon nanohoop scaffold is reported and its imaging capabilities in live cells are demonstrated. This work establishes the nanohoops as a promising class of unexplored fluorophores for biological use.
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in ACS Central Science